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Couven Museum

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Nice place in the city center

Very interesting portrait of how the rich people of the past used to live, the painted landscapes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Hague, The Netherlands
An interesting visit.

While I sat having lunch at the postwagen opposite, I decided to take a look inside. The museum... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
Jennifer T
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Huehnermarkt 17, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting portrait of how the rich people of the past used to live, the painted landscapes are especially good. Translated displays

Thank alexthecarioca
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Really top house, containing old aachen way of living things , paintings, cabinets, porselain, looking boxes, tiles, clocks, Everything from ca 200 years ago Great rooms inside the house, kept to the state it was in, great wooden floors , .. Back in time and...More

Thank peter D
Reviewed August 31, 2017

I suspect most people visit Aachen for the legacy of Charlemagne. Those who don't mind more recent history will be pleased to see this museum. It has many fine style rooms, in what were originally three buildings. One of those is the old apothecary. Two...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Located in this museum is a 17th century apothecary display room, as well as ornamental furniture from different periods afterwards. There is a booklet with a self-guided tour, which is quite interesting. Probably the most interesting item on display is the collection of early dioramas....More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

While I sat having lunch at the postwagen opposite, I decided to take a look inside. The museum boasted an example of decor from 18th and 19th Century which sounded interesting. The staff were welcoming and took my shopping bag. The entrance fee was €6....More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed July 19, 2017

f you would like to know how a wealthy family lived in the time of the Biedermeier in Aachen, you should visit this house. At the time of its formation, it was home to the in the basement still avaiable pharmacy of the Monheim family,...More

Thank Jenli Peter H
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Lots of stuff about what a house would have looked like in 1800s. Cool tiles, kitchen good and wall paintings and hangings good. Security guards a bit over the top.

Thank cricketfanBB
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This small museum is being advertised as depicting the lifestyle of ancient aachener bourgeoisie. However, when we visited, we found an amalgam of interior decoration and pictures, but also a collection of stones, stuffed animals and a video talking about Jurassic Park?Quirky to say the...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

I work in Heritage and so I really do think quite long and hard before leaving a negative review or low score for a fellow Heritage attraction, as I know how demoralising it can be. That said, in the interests of honesty I would really...More

Thank Penyrhos
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Couven Museum is in the center of Aachen, a splendid arts center, it was an ancient "Maison de Maître" with ancient furnitures, a little bit of an other period, a flair of Holland interiors, there was very nice tiles, white and blue, Delft; Couven Museum...More

Thank Manuela L
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